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A sign in Charles de Gaulle airport near Paris indicates the way to a sanitary control point for passengers arriving from countries listed as red zones. Photograph: Ian Langsdon/EPA

Scrambling out of bed to catch a red-eye flight is one of the less appealing aspects of business travel and, if industry watchers are correct, there (...)

Earlier this month, McKinsey agreed to pay $574 million to settle lawsuits brought by 49 US states over its advice to opioid manufacturers accused of fuelling an epidemic of prescription drug overdoses. Photograph: iStock

McKinsey partners have voted to replace Kevin Sneader as global managing partner in a historic rebuke over his handling of a succession of crises, acc(...)

More than 400,000 Americans have died over the last two decades from opioid overdoses. Photograph: iStock

McKinsey will pay $573 million (€478 million) to settle claims by US states that the blue-chip consulting firm helped fuel the country’s opioid epidem(...)

‘One-third of the UK’s FTSE 100 board seats may now be occupied by women, but those boards still look similar. Why?’ File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

For the past 20 years, companies have been navigating profound social and technological change, adopting new tools, adapting to new regulations and tr(...)

Loss and its close companion, grief, have become the calling cards of Covid-19. Photograph: Westend61/Getty

Loss and its close companion, grief, have become the calling cards of Covid-19. Even the most resilient have been tested and what affects people’s per(...)

Concern is growing that commitment to diversity and inclusion may be an early casualty of the crisis. Photograph: iStock

Those who successfully steered their companies through the financial meltdown of 2008 say the coronavirus crisis has been far trickier to handle. The (...)

Photograph: iStock

Almost a quarter of jobs in the UK are at risk due to coronavirus, and those earning low incomes are the most vulnerable, according to McKinsey. Ab(...)

‘Ignoring agriculture increases the costs for other sectors and for the economy as a whole,’ Department of Public Expenditure secretary general  Robert Watt said. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Key planks of the Government’s climate action plan are “not credible” and it should have proposed cutting the national farming herd rather than “ignor(...)

‘The biggest business case for diversity is still its beneficial impact on the bottom line.’ Photograph: iStock

Around this time last year, management consulting firm McKinsey updated its international research on the positive link between diversity and financia(...)

Giving school students access to iPads, laptops or e-books in the classroom appears to hurt their learning, new research indicates. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Giving school students access to iPads, laptops or e-books in the classroom appears to hurt their learning, new research has found. However, putting (...)

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